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GamesBeat weekly roundup: Fez II cancelled, Nintendo reports profit despite poor Wii U sales

Above: Designer Phil Fish canceled the sequel to hit indie game Fez.

Image Credit: Polytron

If you follow VentureBeat but don’t regularly check our GamesBeat site, here’s a list of the best video game stories we ran over the last seven days that you may have missed.

This week, Polytron founder Phil Fish cancels Fez II after a massive fight on Twitter, Nintendo sells 5 million copies of Animal Crossing: New Leaf world wide, and GamesBeat writer Mike Minotti compares DOTA 2, League of Legends, and Heroes of Newerth.

You’ll also find reviews for Dragon’s Crown, Pikmin 3, and the Nvidia Shield as well as previews for Total War: Rome II, Skylanders Swapforce, and Batman: Arkham Origins.


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Capcom's latest Breath of Fire for mobile devices and web browsers.

Above: Capcom’s latest Breath of Fire for mobile devices and web browsers.

Image Credit: Capcom

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Skylanders Swap Force

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Pikmin 3 (7)

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